Rao tells Pak to act on terror & Rehman seeks more proof.AHEAD of the talks with Pakistan next week in New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of , India on Saturday upped the ante saying it was Islamabad's responsibility to address India's concerns on terror emanating from its soil. New Delhi has made it clear that composite dialogue cannot be resumed in an atmosphere of terror.
India feels let down by Pakistan's response on terror post Sharam- el- Sheikh sheikh
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Addressing a press meet in the Capital on the UN and G- 20 meetings in the US next week, Rao said, " Our expectations are that Pakistan should concentrate and focus sincerely and meaningfully to address our concerns on terrorism directed against us from its soil." " This has been conveyed by the government at various levels and it is our expectation that Pakistan will address these concerns in full seriousness so that the desired outcome is to our satisfaction." She was replying to a query on Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's statement that he was not expecting any breakthrough from his meeting with external affairs minister S. M. Krishna Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna, generally referred to as S M Krishna (born 1932) is the Governor of the Indian state of Maharashtra. He was also the chief minister of the southern state of Karnataka from October 1999 to May 2004.
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Ahead of this ministerial- level meeting, Rao and her Pakistani counterpart Salman Bashir are scheduled to meet to review Islamabad's investigation against the perpetrators of 26/ 11, including JuD chief Hafiz Hafiz (häfēz`) [Arab.,=one who has memorized the Qur'an], 1319–1389?, Persian lyric poet, b. Shiraz. His original name was Shams al-Din Muhammad. He acquired the surname from having memorized the Qur'an at an early age. Saeed.
Rao said dates were being finalised for the meetings. However, a report from Islamabad said the foreign secretary- level talks will be held on September 26, while the foreign ministers will meet a day later.
The foreign minister told mediapersons during his ongoing visit to Turkmenistan that India will continue to build pressure on Pakistan to ensure that a case is registered against Saeed for masterminding the Mumbai attacks.
But Pakistan's interior minister Rehman Malik, who briefed Indian high commissioner Sharat Sabharwal on Saturday about the 26/ 11 probe, said the the inputs provided by India on Saeed was sketchy.
" The statements of Ajmal Qasab have been provided on Saeed. But according to legal parameters the court will ask for evidence," Malik said in Islamabad.
India is also peeved peeve
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1. A vexation; a grievance.
2. over the latest ceasefire violations from Pakistan besides increased infiltrations into Indian territory.
Rao said there have also been cases of sniper and rocket firing from the Pakistani side. " There are mechanisms. The directors- general of military operations of both sides have been in touch. But it is the responsibility of Pakistan to see that whosoever who·so·ev·er
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On Pakistan's stand that stalling of the composite dialogue process would only encourage those elements who are against peace in South Asia, Rao said engagement between India and Pakistan worked in the long- term interest of both countries.
" But we cannot shut our eyes to the threat of terrorism from Pakistan. The composite dialogue process is contingent on an atmosphere free from violence.
Pakistan should address squarely the issue of violence from its soil." Pakistan, however, has been asking for reviving the composite dialogue. Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Asif Ali Zardari (Urdu: آصف علی زرداری) (Sindhi:آصف علي زرداري) (born July 21, 1956) is the chief of the Zardari tribe and the said in London on Friday, " Pakistan is convinced that revival of the composite dialogue process is necessary and in the mutual interest of the two countriesC* non- state actors have vested interest Vested Interest
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